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Can I Still Eat Coconut Oil?

I know, I know.  You just read that the American Heart Association says that you can’t. But I prefer to base my recommendations on science, so let’s get real.

The study by the AHA that is making the news is NOT NEW.  It is a review of a previous study that already offered some pretty racy suggestions concerning our diets. But let’s talk about what we DO know concerning cholesterol and heart disease for a moment, the supposed impetus behind this study review.

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Oil Pulling is the Best-Kept Detox Secret

Oil pulling, also known as gundusha or kavala, has been around for thousands of years and was originally part of the Ayurvedic healing system. This holistic medical system is one of the oldest in the world, and espouses developing a delicate balance between spirit, mind and body. Even though oil pulling has been used in India for centuries, it’s only recently gaining popularity in the United States. Oil pulling works by literally cleaning and detoxifying your mouth in a way that toothpaste and mouthwash can’t. It’s one of the best ways to promote healthy teeth and gums and prevent tooth decay! Other benefits include:

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Coconut Oil is a versatile superfood!

Top 10 Reasons to Use Coconut Oil

Raise your hand if it’s happened to you. Somehow, someone somewhere convinced you that your life would be better if you bought that giant vat of coconut oil. So you did! After all, coconut oil has been touted as the wonder substance – good for whatever you need it to be good for.

Hair conditioner. Shaving cream. Butter replacement. Lotion. The magic trick to win the PowerBall lottery… Coconut oil has a huge reputation for being the utility tool your home can’t live without.

But separating fact from fiction is harder than it seems on the surface. And I can personally attest to the fact that your chances of winning PowerBall do not increase with coconut oil use. 🙂

So what’s the best way to use that tub of coconut oil? Here are ten handy tips. Once you’ve tried a few, I’m confident you’ll love this oil as much as I do.

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Five Superhero Superfoods You Need NOW!

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be a chore. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed with all the choices out there, especially when every grocery aisle promises to unlock the secrets to a healthier meal. But I believe simple options are often the best options.

If you could incorporate just a few important foods into your daily routine, where would you start? Many of us have heard of “Superfoods,” but are they actually “super?”

The answer is a resounding “YES!” Superfoods are generally those foods that deliver large doses of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and polyphenols. There is a lot of research that suggests that superfoods can help fight disease, prolong life, and enable us to stay thinner and healthier. With so many health and nutrition benefits, it’s a good idea to make sure you and your family incorporate these five foods into your daily routine. Click “Read More” to learn about my top 5!

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